A young bunny grows into greater responsibilities when his little sister arrives. Already a big brother, he thinks he knows everything about younger siblings. But Sister seems to be much more trouble than he had imagined. Realizing that not all children are alike, he finds that watching Sister is much harder than it sounds.
Even though this oldest child would love to abandon his babysitting duties, it seems Brother is always in charge of watching Sister. Whether it’s a family outing at an amusement park or a trip to the store, all the grown ups tell him to “Stay with Sister.” Whenever she slips away (as she tends to do) Brother is the one in trouble. He becomes frustrated, but eventually, as in his previous adventures with family bonding, he learns that having siblings who love you and look up to you isn’t such a bad thing after all.
About the Author
Steven L. Layne serves as professor of literacy education at Judson University in Elgin, Illinois, where he teaches courses in children’s literature and directs the university’s masters and doctoral programs in literacy education. Dr. Layne is a highly respected international literacy consultant and sought-after motivational speaker who works with large numbers of children and educators during appearances in schools and conferences held throughout the world each year. He is the author of more than twenty books, including the following Pelican titles: Share with Brother, Love the Baby, My Brother Dan’s Delicious, Thomas’s Sheep and the Great Geography Test, Thomas’s Sheep and the Spectacular Science Project, Preacher’s Night Before Christmas, The Principal’s Night Before Christmas, The Teachers’ Night Before Christmas, and Teachers’ Night Before Halloween. Layne lives with his family in St. Charles, Illinois.
About the Illustrator
Award-winning illustrator Ard Hoyt graduated from the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California. He and Layne also collaborated on Love the Baby, Share with Brother, and Teachers’ Night Before Halloween. Hoyt resides in Bentonville, Arkansas.
STAY WITH SISTER
By Steven L. Layne
Illustrated by Ard Hoyt
JUVENILE FICTION / Family / Siblings
32 pp. 8 1/2 x 11
31 color illus.